2015 VW Beetle Classic Limited Edition Features
The 2015 Volkswagen Beetle Classic isn’t afraid of the future exterior design trends. On the other hand, it certainly doesn’t want to abandon the style of its predecessors. These two premises helped the 2015 Beetle Classic to establish its fresh and unique appearance. It looks modern and stylish, but at the same time, it somehow goes back to the past to be inspired by the classic Beetle and resurrects the spirit of the good old Beetle. The limited edition Classic is powered by a 1.8-liter four-cylinder engine, which is more than enough for an enjoyable ride. This mill delivers a decent among of power to give the Beetle Classic satisfactory specs. Its true that the “ordinary” 2015 Beetle has three engine options — 1.8- and 2.0-liter gasoline and a 2.0-liter TDI Clean Diesel engine — but the 2015 Beetle Classic has enough pep and vivacity in ride with the turbocharged 1.8-liter. Aside from the coupe, there will also be a convertible version, called the 2015 VW Beetle Convertible Classic, which will be released early next year.
2015 VW Beetle Classic Exterior Changes
The exterior of the 2015 VW Beetle Classic is based on the current design language. They didn’t want to reinvent the modern, yet classic appearance from scratch. Even if they did, the result probably won’t be significantly different then the 2015 Beetle Classic. So, using the current design and adding some subtle classic styling cues, they managed to create a beautiful car, whose appearance overcomes all the other features.
The 2015 VW Beetle Classic has 17-inch Heritage alloy wheels and a different rear spoiler. It’s available in Black Uni, Pure White or Reflex Silver body colors.
As for the interior, they did a really great job by designing the two-tone Sioux leatherette upholstery which looks a bit nostalgic with its brown color. A multifunctional steering wheel, a SiriusXM Satellite Radio and a RNS315 navigation system are at the list of the standard equipment. Also, every model has a handbrake lever and a shift knob wrapped in leather.
Beetle Classic’s Engine And EPA Fuel Economy
The engine which will be installed inside the 2015 VW Beetle Classic is, like we already said, a turbocharged 1.8-liter TSI four-cylinder, which generates 170 horsepower and 177 lb-ft of torque. Paired with a six-speed automatic gearbox, this engine provides the 2015 VW Beetle Coupe Classic EPA fuel economy rating of 32 mpg/highway. The convertible version is estimated to return 33 mpg/highway.
2015 VW Beetle Classic Pricing — Coupe & Convertible Starting Prices
The 2015 VW Beetle Coupe Classic went on sale last week, but the convertible model will be released early 2015. As for the price, the 2015 Beetle Classic is the most affordable model of the current generation. The starting price for the Coupe will be $20,195, while the destination and handling charges are $820. The 2015 VW Beetle Convertible Classic will start at $25,995.